Explore Career Resources

The Career Development Center (CDC) offers services that go well beyond advising, including a number of resources — references, online databases, books, magazines, handouts, videos, and equipment — to help you with your career exploration and research.

CDC Original Resources

  • Career Planning Timeline— A year-by-year blueprint for all Berklee students for academic, career, and extracurricular planning (domestic and international).
  • Essentials for Music Career Success— Top five tips from Peter Spellman, director of the CDC.
  • Mapping Your Career— Start your journey by creating a career notebook, exploring what your education has to offer, expanding and nurturing your contacts network, and tapping into CDC resources.
  • Job Search Strategy— How to spend your job search time, with tips and ideas to get you started and keep you on track.

CDC Library

  • More than 200 free music industry and career-related handouts pulled from trade magazines and websites.
  • An extensive lending library featuring titles on professional development, starting a small business, music licensing, band promotion and marketing, and much more.
  • More than 200 videos addressing a wide range of vocational and personal topics, including interviews and workshops with artists and experts who have visited Berklee.
  • Information on competitions, festivals, seminars, grants, and scholarships.
  • More than 30 music industry trade and consumer periodicals and magazines.
  • College and graduate school catalogs, and test preparation materials (e.g., GRE, LSAT).
  • Our reference library includes all the best annual industry directories related to specific areas such as radio, venues, video game companies, print media, and television, as well as others for particular music styles such as classical, jazz, country, folk, and Latin.

CDC Computer Lab

When writing letters, editing your resume, or designing a flyer for your band, the CDC is the perfect place to prepare the materials you need for your job search and career advancement.

  • Eight iMac computer workstations with internet access
  • Laser printer
  • Photocopier/scanner

More CDC Information

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